New blockchain partners come to Azure Marketplace

New blockchain partners come to Azure Marketplace
By Lindsay James | 08 December 2016

Microsoft has added two new solutions to its growing blockchain ecosystem in the Azure Marketplace

MJHS Health System harnesses Microsoft Office 365

MJHS Health System harnesses Microsoft Office 365
By Sean Dudley | 08 December 2016

New York public sector organisation able to deliver a higher standard of care to patients

European Commission approves Microsoft-LinkedIn deal

European Commission approves Microsoft-LinkedIn deal
By Rebecca Gibson | 07 December 2016

Microsoft to complete US$26 billion acquisition of the world’s largest professional network

Digital will influence over half of European retail sales by 2021

Digital will influence over half of European retail sales by 2021
By Lindsay James | 07 December 2016

New Forrester research reveals how digital technologies are reshaping the retail landscape

Companies drive revenue by innovating customer experience

Companies drive revenue by innovating customer experience
By Rebecca Gibson | 06 December 2016

Accenture study finds companies can gain 3-7% higher annualised revenue than their peers

Microsoft explains why Azure is perfect for financial firms

Microsoft explains why Azure is perfect for financial firms
By Lindsay James | 05 December 2016

Using the cloud can provide more flexibility to the service that firms receive, enabling innovation

Microsoft researchers make major breakthroughs in machine learning

Microsoft researchers make major breakthroughs in machine learning
By Lindsay James | 05 December 2016

Microsoft researchers want to make machine learning even more useful for a broader array of people


Accenture enters new partnership with Golden State Warriors

Accenture enters new partnership with Golden State Warriors
By Sean Dudley | 05 December 2016

NBA basketball team looking to enhance fan and community experience

IT leaders across Asia are prioritising hybrid cloud

IT leaders across Asia are prioritising hybrid cloud
By Lindsay James | 02 December 2016

A Microsoft survey of 1,200 IT leaders found increasing recognition of the importance of cloud 

London’s police officers use Microsoft Azure to fight crime

London’s police officers use Microsoft Azure to fight crime
By Lindsay James | 01 December 2016

The Metropolitan Police are using Azure to store and review footage from body worn cameras

Dassault Systèmes supports development of Ariane 6

Dassault Systèmes supports development of Ariane 6
By Sean Dudley | 01 December 2016

Winning Program solution supports development of next generation launcher

Dispelling the top six cloud myths of 2016

Dispelling the top six cloud myths of 2016
By Lindsay James | 30 November 2016

Despite the phenomenal growth of the cloud over the last few years, many misconceptions still exist

Banks need to better understand customers in 2017, finds new research

Banks need to better understand customers in 2017, finds new research
By Rebecca Gibson | 30 November 2016

New Forrester report highlights the need for banks to create clear customer experience visions

Microsoft expands its HoloLens solution to Japan

Microsoft expands its HoloLens solution to Japan
By Rebecca Gibson | 30 November 2016

Devices can be ordered from Microsoft Store and will start shipping in early 2017 

21st Annual ARC Industry Forum

21st Annual ARC Industry Forum
By Rebecca Gibson | 29 November 2016

6-9 February 2017; Orlando, Florida

The event will explore answers to some of the biggest questions facing manufacturers

Microsoft shares its top Windows 10 devices for the holiday season

Microsoft shares its top Windows 10 devices for the holiday season
By Sean Dudley | 29 November 2016

Releases from Asus, Lenovo, HP and Dell harness everything from Cortana to Windows Ink

New RAC technology warns drivers before they break down

New RAC technology warns drivers before they break down
By Lindsay James | 28 November 2016

Using Microsoft’s Azure cloud service and analytics, RAC has developed a device that can detect faults


EEF predicts UK will play leading role in Industry 4.0

EEF predicts UK will play leading role in Industry 4.0
By Rebecca Gibson | 28 November 2016

Report says success will hinge on manufacturers’ strategies and ambitions

Siemens collaborates with LO3 Energy on blockchain microgrids

Siemens collaborates with LO3 Energy on blockchain microgrids
By Lindsay James | 24 November 2016

The first project of its kind in the world will see Siemens join forces with the US startup

Microsoft brings Office 365 to ten new markets

Microsoft brings Office 365 to ten new markets
By Sean Dudley | 24 November 2016

Company intends to launch productivity suite in 97 more market over the next year

Master data management comes of age

Master data management comes of age
By Guest | 24 November 2016

Eric Melcher from Profisee explains the enhancements and new capabilities for master data management in Microsoft SQL Server 2016

Eric Melcher from Profisee explains new capabilities for master data management in SQL Server 2016

NGA Human Resources migrates employees to Office 365

NGA Human Resources migrates employees to Office 365
By Rebecca Gibson | 23 November 2016

Global company improves collaboration and productivity with Microsoft platform

Microsoft UK CEO promotes STEM subjects for girls

Microsoft UK CEO promotes STEM subjects for girls
By Lindsay James | 23 November 2016

Cindy Rose says girls are just as likely as boys to change the world using technology

Towards systems of intelligence in manufacturing

Towards systems of intelligence in manufacturing
By Sean Dudley | 23 November 2016

Sanjay Ravi, Worldwide Managing Director of Discrete Manufacturing at Microsoft, explains how the manufacturing industry is moving beyond its traditional boundaries

Microsoft's Sanjay Ravi explains how manufacturers are moving beyond their traditional boundaries

Azure IoT Gateway SDK tweaks improve edge device management

Azure IoT Gateway SDK tweaks improve edge device management
By Rebecca Lambert | 22 November 2016

The open source project is designed to make it easier to connect devices in an IoT network

Technology firms fear non-technology disruptors, says KPMG

Technology firms fear non-technology disruptors, says KPMG
By Rebecca Gibson | 22 November 2016

New report finds that less than 33% of firms feel prepared to address disruptive technologies

ICS Solutions launches latest version of FLEX digital workspace software

ICS Solutions launches latest version of FLEX digital workspace software
By Sean Dudley | 22 November 2016

New release allows users to harness the capabilities of Microsoft Office 365 and SharePoint

£2 billion funding will see Britain become a tech leader, says UK PM

£2 billion funding will see Britain become a tech leader, says UK PM
By Lindsay James | 21 November 2016

Theresa May says that Britain will become the go-to place for innovators and investors

Veeam releases new availability suite to help support cloud adoption

Veeam releases new availability suite to help support cloud adoption
By Sean Dudley | 21 November 2016

Availability Suite 9.5 has been designed to deliver enhanced agility and flexibility

GSMA Mobile World Congress

GSMA Mobile World Congress
By Rebecca Gibson | 21 November 2016

27 February - 2 March 2017; Fira Gran Via, Barcelona, Spain

The event highlights how mobile technology is at the forefront of discovery and innovation

Card payments are a ticking time bomb, warns GCI

Card payments are a ticking time bomb, warns GCI
By Lindsay James | 21 November 2016

90% of UK businesses could face fines totalling over £120 billion, following new data protection laws

Supporting global growth at engineering firm Black & Veatch

Supporting global growth at engineering firm Black & Veatch
By Rebecca Gibson | 21 November 2016

Black & Veatch fostered collaboration between globally dispersed employees thanks to Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Microsoft Office 365

Black & Veatch fostered collaboration with help from Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Office 365

Cricket Australia trials new Microsoft performance platform

Cricket Australia trials new Microsoft performance platform
By Sean Dudley | 18 November 2016

System will help monitor athlete and team wellness and support coaching staff

Scottish school puts Microsoft tech at the heart of its teaching

Scottish school puts Microsoft tech at the heart of its teaching
By Lindsay James | 18 November 2016

A school in Falkirk has become the first in Scotland to transform teaching by using Microsoft products

Why software engineering should be considered a science

Why software engineering should be considered a science
By Guest | 18 November 2016

Mirko Baecker from Siemens PLM Software says that, for complex, safety-critical projects, software development is an engineering discipline

Mirko Baecker from Siemens PLM Software says that software development is an engineering discipline

Microsoft joins Linux Foundation and welcomes Google to .NET

Microsoft joins Linux Foundation and welcomes Google to .NET
By Rebecca Gibson | 17 November 2016

Company aims to enhance collaboration with open source developer community

How enterprises can achieve better control over their contracts

How enterprises can achieve better control over their contracts
By Guest | 17 November 2016

Samir Bodas from Icertis says that adopting a contract lifecycle management solution helps enterprises to gain a single source of truth for their contracts, improving business performance and revenue

Samir Bodas from Icertis says a contract lifecycle management solution can be of huge benefit

Microsoft supports New Zealand computer science programme

Microsoft supports New Zealand computer science programme
By Lindsay James | 17 November 2016

Satya Nadella joined NZ Minister of Education to discuss the computational thinking initiative

Putting care in patients’ hands with the Digital Diabetes Coach

Putting care in patients’ hands with the Digital Diabetes Coach
By Rebecca Gibson | 16 November 2016

The West of England Academic Health Science Network is trialing a self-care app for diabetes patients with the help of Hewlett Packard Enterprise

The West of England Academic Health Science Network is trialing a self-care app with the help of HPE


How Microsoft is realising its vision to democratise artificial intelligence

How Microsoft is realising its vision to democratise artificial intelligence
By Lindsay James | 16 November 2016

Microsoft's Harry Shum has announced a new Azure Bot Service as well as a partnership with OpenAI

Australian Department of Human Services deploys Windows 10

Australian Department of Human Services deploys Windows 10
By Sean Dudley | 16 November 2016

35,000 employees now better placed to serve citizens thanks to operating system

Microsoft to power Cheyenne data centre with wind energy

Microsoft to power Cheyenne data centre with wind energy
By Rebecca Gibson | 15 November 2016

Microsoft moves towards aim of generating 50% of data centre power via clean energy by 2018

Airbus Safran Launchers to transform its PLM process with Siemens

Airbus Safran Launchers to transform its PLM process with Siemens
By Lindsay James | 14 November 2016

Siemens’ PLM and MOM software will be used to design and build the new Ariane 6 rocket

Tablets a top priority for European enterprises in 2017

Tablets a top priority for European enterprises in 2017
By Rebecca Gibson | 14 November 2016

IDC study shows that 60% of companies see devices as key part of their mobility strategy

Creating a new digital transformation strategy at C&A

Creating a new digital transformation strategy at C&A
By Rebecca Gibson | 14 November 2016

Dutch retailer C&A worked with Avanade to deliver a digital workplace that could power its Chinese expansion

Dutch retailer C&A worked with Avanade to deliver a digital workplace that could power its expansion

New app from Microsoft Garage corrects colour blindness

New app from Microsoft Garage corrects colour blindness
By Lindsay James | 14 November 2016

The Color Binoculars app helps the colour blind distinguish between colours they usually struggle with

Improving efficiency with accounts payable automation

Improving efficiency with accounts payable automation
By Rebecca Gibson | 11 November 2016

Alyssa Putzer from Metafile Information Systems explains how accounts payable automation solutions help companies to boost employee productivity, leading to cost savings and vendor satisfaction

Alyssa Putzer from Metafile Information Systems explains the benefits of accounts payable automation

New Surface Book and Surface Dial now on sale

New Surface Book and Surface Dial now on sale
By Lindsay James | 11 November 2016

The redesigned Surface Book delivers twice the graphics processing power of the previous model

Driving change in the automotive industry

Driving change in the automotive industry
By Rebecca Gibson | 10 November 2016

Critical Software’s David Gil explains why software safety matters

Critical Software’s David Gil explains why software safety matters 

The transition to modelling uniquely innovative experiences

The transition to modelling uniquely innovative experiences
By Guest | 10 November 2016

Lisa Rivard from Dassault Systèmes says that by creating a single, online system in the cloud, organisations can improve design coordination and maximise the secure sharing and reuse of intellectual property

Lisa Rivard from Dassault Systèmes explains how manufacturing companies must evolve